A Town South of Bakersfield was a series of three compilation CDs showcasing New Country musicians in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Country music, also known as country and western, and hillbilly music, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s. It takes its roots from genres such as folk music and blues.
The first album came out in 1986and featured acts such as Dwight Yoakam. The Lonesome Strangers, and Candye Kane. The second album came out in 1988 and the third in 1992 }.
Dwight David Yoakam is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, known for his pioneering style of country music. First becoming popular in the mid-1980s, Yoakam has recorded more than twenty albums and compilations, charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time.
Candace Hogan, known professionally as Candye Kane, was an American blues singer and entertainer. She entered a successful music career after being a pornographic actress during porn's golden age. She was recognized as an award-winning singer, songwriter, and performer in the blues and jazz genres. She was included in the books Rolling Stone Guide to Jazz and Blues,Elwood's Blues by Dan Aykroyd, The Blueshound Guide to Blues,AllMusic, and other blues books and periodicals.
|1.||"Heartbreak Train"||Rosie Flores, Albert Lee, Pleasant Gehman||Rosie Flores and Albert Lee||3:36|
|2.||"Baby, I'll Show You"||Billy Swan||Billy Swan||2:19|
|3.||"Lonesome Pine"||Jeff Rymes||The Lonesome Strangers||2:55|
|4.||"Love And Only Love"||Hugh Moffatt||Katy Moffatt||2:31|
|5.||"Big Big Love"||Ray Carroll, Wynn Stewart||The Eddys||2:41|
|6.||"I'll Be Gone"||Dwight Yoakam||Dwight Yoakam||2:47|
|7.||"Happy Hour"||Kerry Hansen||Tin Star||3:28|
|8.||"Waitin' Up"||George Highfill||George Highfill||3:22|
|9.||"I'm Not Over You"||Re Winkler||Kathy Robertson||2:22|
|10.||"Same Old Fool"||Ray Doyle||Reach For the Sky||2:58|
|1.||"What Am I Waiting For"||Jim Lauderdale||Jim Lauderdale||2:34|
|2.||"We Get Along Just Fine (When We're Apart)"||Mark Fosson||Crazy Hearts||3:19|
|3.||"Mister Love"||Rusty and Doug Kershaw||Re Winkler, Anne Harvey, and Ree Van Vleck||2:28|
|4.||"Tell Me A Lie"||Candye Kane||Candye Kane||3:19|
|5.||"Driftin' Man"||Jeffrey Steele||Jeffrey Steele||3:55|
|6.||"Louisville"||Jann Brown, Pat Gallagher||Jann Brown||3:02|
|7.||"Let There Be Love"||Jan Dahlen||Dave Durham||2:48|
|8.||"Dark Side Of Life"||Lucinda Williams||Lucinda Williams||2:48|
|9.||"Venice Skyline Rag"||Pete Anderson||Pete and the Bigshots||2:27|
|10.||"Somewhere Down The Road"||James Intveld||James Intveld||3:06|
|1.||"He's Breaking My Heart"||Suzette Renee||The Neon Angels||4:08|
|2.||"Since I Found You"||Wylie Gustafson||Wylie & the Wild West||2:26|
|3.||"One Memory at a Time"||Dale Watson, Don Watson||Dale Watson and his Lonestars||3:26|
|4.||"99"||Gary Brandin||Patty Booker||3:09|
|5.||"Hot N' Bothered"||Calvin Davidson||Calvin Davidson||2:25|
|6.||"I Hope I Never Get Too Old (To Rock & Roll)"||Billy Swan||Harry Dean Stanton||3:57|
|7.||"In Your Room"||Pam Dwinell||Pam Dwinell||3:33|
|8.||"Rockin' the Dog"||Jerry Donahue||The Hellecasters||3:55|
|9.||"Foot in the Fire"||Rick Shea, D. Amy||Rick Shea||3:55|
|10.||"She's So Bad"||Steve Kolander||Steve Kolander||3:09|
|11.||"River of Love"||Johnny Pierce||Mary Lyn Dias||3:26|
|12.||"Nowhere Isn't Lonely"||Jim Novak, Tracy Huffman||The Plowboys||2:24|
|13.||"Hey (What Are You Doing?)"||Maria Francis, Jeffrey Blaine||The Ruby Trees||3:12|
|14.||"Ain't Life Grand"||Paul Morris||Florida Slim & The Hurricanes (featuring Paul Morris)||3:11|
|15.||"Mama's Reward"||Ronnie Mack||Ronnie Mack||2:49|
|16.||"Crackin' at the Seams"||Sid Griffin||The Coal Porters||3:34|
The Marshall Tucker Band is an American rock band from Spartanburg, South Carolina. Noted for incorporating blues, country and jazz into its eclectic sound, The Marshall Tucker Band helped establish the Southern rock genre in the early 1970s. While the band had reached the height of its commercial success by the end of the decade, it has recorded and performed continuously under various lineups for 45 years.
Trillville is an American hip hop group formed in 1997. Its founding members are Don P, Dirty Mouth, and LA. Dirty Mouth left the group in 2007 to pursue a solo career and returned in 2011.
Eric Breed, better known as MC Breed, was an American rapper best known for his singles "Ain't No Future in Yo Frontin", which peaked at #66 on the Billboard Hot 100 and "Gotta Get Mine", featuring 2Pac, that made it to #6 on the Hot Rap Singles.
Paul Milton Jackson Jr. is an American fusion/urban jazz composer, arranger, producer and guitarist. He was born and raised in Los Angeles. Jackson knew by the age of fifteen that he wanted to become a professional musician. He attended the University of Southern California, majoring in music.
Now That's What I Call Music! 16 was released on July 27, 2004. The album is the 16th edition of the (U.S.) Now! series. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 to become the fifth number-one album in the series and the first since Now! 9. It became the fourth album in the series to crossover to the R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart, peaking at number two.
The Bellrays are an American group that combines garage rock and punk with soul vocal styles. The band consists of Lisa Kekaula (vocals), Bob Vennum (guitar), Justin Andres (bass) and Stefan Litrownik (drums). The group, founded in the early 1990s in Riverside, California, prides itself on its independence. They have been with several independent labels, including Upper Cut, Poptones, Alternative Tentacles, Bittersweet, Shock, Cheap Lullaby, Vicious Circle, Anodyne.
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Collaborations is a compilation album by American R&B-soul singer Jill Scott, released in the United States on January 30, 2007 by Hidden Beach Recordings. The album consists of past collaborations between Scott and other artists, in addition to two remixes of "Love Rain" featuring Mos Def. The CD came with a preview of Scott's subsequent album The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3.
"Things That U Do" is the second single from rapper Jay-Z's 1999 album Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter. It features guest vocals by Mariah Carey and a beat produced by Swizz Beatz. AllMusic's John Bush describes it as an "overblown production," while Steve Juon of RapReviews.com considers it a "commercially aimed song" that "still sounds fresh and original." It was neither heavily promoted nor released as a CD single, causing it to chart lowly.
Blake Chancey is an American record producer and music business executive, known primarily for his work in country music. Formerly an executive vice president and chief creative officer for Sony Music, he later formed a partnership with artist manager Scott Siman. He is currently the chief creative officer and partner of RPM Music Group in Nashville, Tennessee and one of Nashville's leading record producers.
Dominick Newton, better known by his stage name The Jacka, was an American rapper from Pittsburg, California. The Jacka began his career as part of the rap group Mob Figaz, whose first album, C-Bo's Mob Figaz, was released in 1999. Newton converted to Islam at a young age and changed his name to Shaheed Akbar. On February 2, 2015, he was fatally shot by an unidentified gunman in Oakland on 94th Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard. Prior to his death, he owned his own label The Artist Records.
"Boat Drinks" is a song written and performed by American popular music singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett. It was released as a B-side on MCA in 1979. Despite not being a single, it is one of his most popular songs, frequently played in concert and occasionally on the radio.
James Diers is a writer and musician in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a founding member of the bands Halloween, Alaska and Love-cars. He is known for writing literate, thought-provoking lyrics in a modern indie rock context. Diers attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and the University of Sussex in England.
Live in Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1 is a 3 CD + 1 DVD live album of Miles Davis and his "second great quintet". The CDs contain recordings of three separate concerts in Europe, and the DVD has two additional concerts from Karlsruhe and Stockholm.
Scott Joss is a songwriter, guitarist, mandolin player, singer, and fiddle player primarily in the American Country music tradition who has performed with Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakam, Pete Anderson, Tiny Moore, Roy Nichols, Dusty Wakeman, and Jana Jae and is a successful solo artist.
Draped Up & Chipped Out, Vol. 4 is the seventh compilation album by American rapper Messy Marv. The album is the 4th and final album of his Draped Up & Chipped Out series. Although it never matched the success of the series' third volume, it did peak at #79 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, #33 on the Heatseekers Albums chart, #1 on the Top Heatseekers West North Central chart, and #5 on the Top Heatseekers Pacific chart. It includes guest appearances from Tech N9ne, Keak da Sneak, Young Doe, Krizz Kaliko, The Jacka, Dru Down & Big Scoob, among others.
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